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Katelyn Mathis

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My Story

My name is Katelyn Mathis, and I have been at Story Book since 2021.  I am the lead teacher in the Toddler Room. I have a cat named Orangey-he is a fun topic to talk about in the classroom! When I am not at Story Book I enjoy reading, crafting, and playing card games with friends. 

My Education and Training

Degrees and Credentials:

  • Child Development Associate (CDA)-initial, 2023

Training:

  • Infant/Toddler Education:

    • Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale -3 (ITERS-3)

    • Infants In Child Care (20 hrs)

    • Toddlers In Child Care (20hrs)

    • Baby Doll Circle Time

    • Lucky You: Working with 2s

    • Shining a Light on Infant and Toddler Investigation

    • Passport to Early Childhood Education: Teacher and Staff Orientation, Infant and Toddler Development

  • Preschool Age Education:

    • Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R and ECERS-3)

  • Behavior Management Education:

    • Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Preschool

    • Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) – Infant/Toddler

  • Social/Emotional Education and Inclusion Trainings:

    • Self-Regulation vs Compliance: Considerations to Help Neurodivergent Children in Our Programs

  • Curriculum/Assessment Education:

    • How to Embed Early Childhood Math Routines into Your Day

    • Observing, Recording, and Assessing Children's Development

  • General Child Care Education and Trainings:​

    • Essentials Child Care Preservice Series

    • Universal Precautions for Early Childhood

    • First Aid and CPR

    • Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting

    • Passport to ECE – Teacher and Staff Orientation

    • Managing Health and Safety in Child Care

    • The Early Childhood Professional

    • Child Development and Guidance

    • Principles of Child Development and Learning

    • Building Resilience Through Storybooks

    • Parents In Child Care (20 hrs)

    • 5 Simple Steps for Early Literacy, Connecting Early Education to Families

    • I'm going to FLIP IT

    • Happiness is running through the streets to find you even during a pandemic

    • Looking at Different Perspectives

    • One Team, One Dream

    • The Environment as the 3rd Teacher: Reawakening the Creative Energy in Your Classroom

    • A Chance of Awesome: How Changing the Way You See Changes Everything

    • Putting Down What You Are Carrying...& Preparing For The Task At Hand!

    • Every Moment Matters

  • Nutrition and Physical Activity Education:

    • CACFP Meaningful Mealtimes

    • 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count: Supporting Physical Activity in ECE Settings

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